Writing Is Thinking

Reading Supply is a writing and discussion platform. We aim to be the home for: essays, criticism, manifestos, fiction, diaries, scripts, blog posts and white papers. Want to explore Reading Supply? If you are on your desktop or laptop you can try the Tree Explorer. Want to create your own tree? Anyone on Reading Supply can create connections between posts, users, and archives. For example:

  • Mention a writer: @arcalinea @alison @boris @nick @tiff @wayne @jasmine @mzd @ianjbattaglia @cindy @j @shirlmeow @fiberjw @krishn @mikalcallahan @micah @ggamel @c13s @jasminewang @ava @rich @brian @mathemakitten @malli @phoebexy @vgr @justworthy

  • Mention any archive: $rs-devlog $genesis

  • Or mention a post: &the-four-people-in-every-1-on-1



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Function

A meditation on usability and plainness. Public vanity metrics do not exist. Writers come to write and share.

Safety

Writers control who has access to their writing. No popularity feeds or global search. No advertisements or algorithmic feeds.

Longevity

An independently run business. We will not raise venture funds. We make the promise to never shut down.

Connection

A focus on conversations and annotations. Use the Tree Explorer to find linked posts, archives, and users.

Join

Reading Supply is free to use with an access key.

Any member of the community can invite you. Free users will always get access to the majority of features.

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The editor

Our attempt at a writing experience that focuses on plainness and utility.

Drafts

Write private documents

Permissions

Control who can see your writing

Hotkeys

Use WYSIWYG hotkeys

Markdown shortcuts

Use markdown shortcuts

Markdown preview

Preview your post as markdown for copying

React

Create components with React and Emotion

Mentions

Reference other published posts, archives, and users in any post

⚐  Flow diagrams

Draw and connect anything you want

⚐  Offline client

Write while offline using a desktop application

⚐  Multiplayer

Write using conflict free replicated data techniques

⚐  Mobile web writing

Write on your mobile devices

Discussion tools

Meaningful discussion is the best way to connect with other people on the internet.

Annotations

Annotate any text on a published post and discuss it

Feedback pins

Write temporary feedback on drafts before they are published

Threads

Have discussions in a familiar thread format with peers

Inbox

Manage all discussions and notifications around your conversations

⚐  Toxicity check

Get alerted when conversations may be getting toxic

⚐  Fact check

Receive automated annotations around misuse of facts or words.

⚐  Mobile web inbox

Respond to direct messages from your mobile device

Archives

Collaborators should be able to share and discuss writing together, publicly or privately.

Shared feed

Share a post feed with collaborators

Reference links

Build a list of references with collaborators

Permissions

Control who can see posts and who can contribute

⚐  Export archive

Export entire archive into popular formats

⚐  Publishing

Publish your archives into physical books

⚐  Book design

Customize the appearance of the book cover and pages.

Your library

A personal space where you can synthesize learnings.

File system

Organize and reorder your posts in folders

Search

Search through your library with paragraph highlights

Export folders

Export your folders as archived markdown files to your computer

⚐  API

Manage your library from an API

⚐  Theming

Customize the typography and colors of your library and posts

⚐  Analytics

Observe analytics and traffic data

⚐  Mobile web library

Manage your library from your mobile device

Social

Writers should be able to present their writing in a way that represents their beliefs. It should be easy to stay close with collaborators.

Profiles

Pin or reorganize your posts, create a biography and signature

Activity

Receive updates from collaborators

Custom domains

Turn your Reading Supply profile into your personal website

Tree discovery

Navigate a tree of posts, archives, and users that are connected by &, $, and @ mentions

⚐  E-mail subscriptions

Send your subscribers new content through e-mail

⚐  Public archives

Share public archives on your profile